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|From the Non-U.S. Perspective: Legal Risks in the U.S.|
Nancy Yamaguchi; Withers Bergman LLP/Withers LLP;
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015From the foreign investor or buyer’s perspective, one of their top concerns in doing deals in the U.S. is the sheer number of lawsuits, especially frivolous litigation that can be both time consuming and costly,  which drives down the value of the target company and ultimately may become a...
|U.S. Citizenship Renunciation: Withers Wins Victory on Behalf of Clients|
Reaz H. Jafri; Withers Bergman LLP;
April 1, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015The number of persons renouncing U.S. citizenship has seen a dramatic increase over the past few years. Consequently, efficient and consistent policy and procedure protocols have become more important than ever.
|Thoughts from a Chair|
Amber Melville-Brown; Withers Bergman LLP;
April 1, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015In December of last year, Amber Melville-Brown took on the challenge of spending 48 hours in a wheelchair to raise money and awareness for Back Up, Withers nominated Charity of the Year. Amber commuted to and from work, attended meetings and social events and navigated London from her ‘newly...
|Looking Ahead: Law Commission Charity Law Consultation|
Paines Alison, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015The Law Commission has published a consultation paper on specific legal matters relating to charities. Included, among other matters, are charity mergers and incorporations; insolvency; the powers of the Charity Commission and the Charity Tribunal; dispositions of charity land; the cy-près...
|Italian Voluntary Disclosure - Issues Likely to be Faced by Trustees With Italian Resident Settlors/Beneficiaries and/or Italian Assets|
Giulia Cipollini, Filippo Noseda; Withers Bergman LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015As previously reported, Italy has launched a voluntary disclosure programme along the lines of those already in existence in the UK and the US. The new disclosure facility will come to an end on 30 September 2015.
|Can Sports Stars Rehab an Injured Reputation?|
Libby Payne; Withers Bergman LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015Over the last few months we have seen much speculation in the media about the future careers of high profile sports stars convicted of serious crimes. Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide and Ched Evans was released from prison on 17 October last year after serving half of a five year...
|Ex-Wife’s 30 Year Wait For (Eco)-Windfall|
Richard Handel; Withers Bergman LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015You divorced 23 years ago. Your children are all grown up. You’ve worked hard and done well. Life is good. Then, out of the blue, a solicitor’s letter lands on your doormat. Your ex-wife, who you’ve not seen for years, wants a share of your hard-earned cash. You’re a bit...
|UK Budget 2015 and Its Impact on Entrepreneurs|
Withers Bergman LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015The focus of this year's Budget was individuals, particularly savers. Business entrepreneurs appear to have been left largely unaffected by this year's Budget, but a number of minor changes and proposals may be of interest.
|UK Budget 2015 Analysis|
Withers Bergman LLP;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015Much was expected of George Osborne when he got to his feet today to reveal the details of a hotly anticipated Budget - would it be an election giveaway, a vote winner, a last hurrah or preparation for another five years?
|£100 Million Fund For Helping Charities Attract Social Investment|
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015The Government plans to introduce an endowment fund of £100 million to help charities and social enterprises attract social investment and compete successfully for public service contracts.